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The birth of boomer selfishness

Consider the year 35 BTWP (Before Trump Was President). Trump and others are all about making money despite some lasting, disastrous consequences. In my fiction writing, perhaps what demonstrates the callousness of the period but also its attraction is a scene where the main character goes into Manhattan from New Jersey to meet a potential financier.
Sample Fiction (Read Time 45 Minutes)
I had no idea what Irwin planned to tell Adam. All I knew was that if my part of the plan was to deliver him to the banquet early, compared to convincing him to let us use his invention, mine was an easy task. I didn’t want to f#%k it up. Irwin jumped out of a cab and came through the doors of the hotel. I watched him as he put his hand on Adam’s shoulder and said, “So, you’ve got him completely sold.” Adam turned his head and looked at me. “Who?”  “Who?" Irwin asked. "Our host. He thinks your coating is going to change the world.” Adam told Irwin he had no idea who the host was. “Listen,…

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